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this is the bones. and lunch a real. group. residents of eastern ukraine is stunned by recent military action in which a hundred civilians have been killed or injured in the last week a family of three died in the latest bomb. also in the week's top stories russia succeeds in its efforts to bring relief to the suffering population as tons of aid to deliver with a convoy returning to russia. calls for justice over the killing of an unarmed black teenager get an iron fist response from police in the us with protesters on journalists feeling the wrath of security forces. john so what's the reason for ordering the press out.
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there with. the american journalist is beheaded by the islamic state allegedly by a british execution we look at how the jihadist movement is managing to find willing recruits in the west. you're watching international we're coming to you live from moscow it's good to have you with us. a family of three have been killed in shelling of residential areas in the ukrainian city of donetsk this is the army made another attempt to rid the center city of and to govern fighters a mother and father a maryland year old daughter were running to a shelter when the bombing began a rocket landed next to them on the street forty people are being killed in drone yes this week on neighboring lugansk also suffered ten shelling in numerous victims
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r.t. is rare for national reports from the embattled area. the devastation of we worried shelling we were here last fall days ago and we've returned to find guns there in the scars of sustained attack here is calling this long assault the final stage of its military operation and the fact it's having the locals is all too clear every day residential areas of the city have look at being targeted fortunately when this five story apartment building was hit no word was heard by the time it happened almost all the residents have already fled minutes later we come across two of the handful of peoples living here and they're clearly terrified.
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many of those still here high the elderly to seek to leave at the end like elenor they are forced to take shelter in their basements when the shelling begins. do you as you look at me lol i meant that she will look at the last meal i don't know what that will eventually. i am though her next to her also then you point out of. the little skinniest world of the obama i know but did you know that oh but i hand you the bird but it really. it was the elbow this is the scene in lugansk central market it was hit on monday but the smell of burning still haunts having only air and honesty in the line of fire this is a vast city market and mind share to feel good i miss him. we rush to the terrorist bomb shelter and other basement our.
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candles can still be found in the shops and they've become crucial in a city without electricity. food just about to sell food an old piece to camera. shot of a just mears away from us the near constant bombardment is taken its toll on locals without. a clear you're right there were. big turia tells us she has little choice but to state but usually only a couple. nat'l generally you could be thousands of refugees have pulled out of the guns to escape the recent shelling and even if this turns out to be the final assault on the city as the government in kiev claims the effects of the sustained feinstein will be felt by civilians here for many years to come. brief notion r.t.
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illegal and ski clean. after weeks deprived of food and water a russian humanitarian aid convoy finally reached desperate ukrainians who lined up to get basic essentials the aid convoy is now back in russia after unloading tons of food medicine and water in less than twenty four hours two hundred eighty trucks made their way through war torn eastern ukraine after being stalled at the border for over a week here in washington called it a violation of the nation's sovereignty and threaten russia with consequences un humanitarian chief valerie amos told r.t. aid effort should not be politicized what i think is important in terms of the humanitarian aspects of this is that those aspects are not politicized that one of the important things about humanitarian work is that it's independent it's neutral it's about bringing aid to people desperate need i regret that this whole
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issue of the convoy became highly politicized and i hope that that does not happen again. or despite the humanitarian mission the west quickly suggested the aid column was a russian invasion on the hysteria was found by the mainstream media with headlines such as the comparing the convoy to a trojan horse or artillery units we are political analysts now boyce amalek john investigative journalist neil clark about the accusations. the hypocrisy here is really off the scale isn't it because it seems ok for the western powers to bomb sovereign states for humanitarian reasons but it's not ok for russia the same did a humanitarian aid convoy if russia did invade ukraine we know what about the way the ukraine is we're not going to allow this convoy is pretty clear they're going to find any excuse to stop it from going through and as they were doing they see people being killed and dying in the east of ukraine and that really is outrageous the double standards here this is the pinnacle of hypocrisy there it's clear that
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there is no invasion it's clear that the convoy is purely humanitarian and it's clear that the arrival of the convoy has a point underscored to the rest of the world that there is no invasion that the only people suffering here are the peaceful people in eastern ukraine that their own government is trying to murder and that's a problem and so they need to divert attention from this to some sort of hypocritical talk of russian invasion i doubt there would be a european aid coming into that region for them people in donetsk and lugansk there's subhumans there like the prime minister yes said they're not considering these people people they're considering them rebels aggressors russians whatever so they're not going to help them even though by their own rhetoric and by their own values states should but i don't expect that to happen at all. well it's not only ukraine's being left to deal with the consequences of the fighting this is the western ukrainian city of volved where eleven soldiers were buried on tuesday they
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died in our city country's east family and friends gathered to pay their last respects when the coffins were carried to the sound of the national anthem. the international red cross has joined the search for andre stan and a russian photojournalist who disappeared in ukraine almost three weeks ago despite an international outcry his whereabouts remain unknown and kiev insists there's no information the un the e.u. various rights groups i'm journalist around the globe are all demanding secure his release thirty three year old stan in his work for many international news organizations such as reuters and the associated press his mother hopes to see her son saying. please them doesn't mean. he'll codicil could again your system will get mom will be schools a school to get them we will get the most in the dorm look at the new sparkly oval office look the way she is it could be as. it appears to.
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in other news u.s. president barack obama has ordered a review of all men local police with combat equipment this comes off the public fury of the military style police crackdown on rallies following the killing of black teenager michael brown on t.v. or in the house the story. unrest driven by anger over michael brown's death carried on for a second week demonstrators on the streets of ferguson once again met with tear gas rubber bullets and flash grenades freedom of the press was also under threat as artie's own correspondent was engulfed in a cloud of tear gas clashes continue to unravel between police and protesters here in ferguson missouri on the police right now i was tear gas of protesters or smoke grenades oh our way but go let's go. guys here guys why don't you just it's a fair to say oh my gosh i could. be a policeman situation as
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a quiet. crazy guy if you can see right now protesters are running other reporters faced death threats from police. in the seat louis city the first amendment was confined to a media pan and at least six journalist were arrested for attempting to do their job captain john said what's the reason for ordering the press out what's the real world regret about throwing a grenade at that your president. i don't want. you i don't care to question i just asked a question i just i think i just should try to put. roughly two hundred ten people have reportedly been arrested since the august tenth protest began including nineteen year old holocaust survivor hedy epstein we linked arms than i know us and
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the police and the security people you know broke the links and for ted. cuffs on us criticism surrounding heavy handed police tactics deepened wednesday when a few miles from ferguson another black man who allegedly shoplifted from a store was shot dead by white police officers made howard was brandishing a knife but instead of using a taser or other nonfatal methods cops fired nine shots into the twenty five year old asian of america's law enforcement has made front page news around the world critics say arming local cops with war weapons fuels a more aggressive type of policing that lacks accountability it's even caused president obama to order a review of federal programs and funding that enables police to buy military equipment. that goes around the world preaching morality but the ugly images of america's military police and beating people in the streets
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and riot. troops and soldiers in the military on its own citizens has woken the world up that america speaks with. by the end of the week police clashes and protests decreased significantly as temperatures in ferguson around thirty seven degrees celsius meanwhile the st louis grand jury has already begun hearing evidence to determine if ferguson officer darren wilson should be charged with the death of michael brown a decision is expected in october but the makeup of the jury may good night a wave of backlash to see nine white people and only three black people were chosen as jurors the on even representation may spark a new feeling of injustice causing the public to accuse the process of being bias in a poor nial r.t. ferguson. some mainstream media have been accused of launching
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a smear campaign against michael brown hundreds of protesters swarmed the headquarters of c.n.n. in atlanta demonstrators say the channel is focused on the slain teen's past actions in an effort to incriminate him. and if you take a look at some of these headlines it's easy to see where the critics are coming from when they remark on the negative narrative in which the american media are outlining michael brown's personality some reports and to focus on the fact that he had marijuana in his body may have provoked violent behavior and the fact that he allegedly tried to steal a box of cigars from a store however news outlet store a different picture when it comes to white people suspected of wrongdoing critics say news outlets tend to show an air of disbelief in alleged criminals actions they often describe his character in a positive light carrying quotes and descriptions from friends and relatives independent media editor daniel schechter told r.t. the way the us media are covering such cases is just another indication of the racial profiling of american society. for one thing
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a lot of the media people are white they don't know much about what's happening in the black community they tend to buy into a lot of the stereotypes where they don't really have good sources and on the other side a community doesn't have the same level of organization and leadership to challenge that you know when some white defendant you know commits a crime there's a tendency to say well he's such a good boy we can't understand how this could have happened but when a young black man is in the same situation in a community where you know young black people are being criminalized marj numbers this it lack of sympathy and a lack of empathy a lack of compassion a lack of understanding this is a story of how the poor in a way are also being demonized and made invisible in our society it's much deeper than just racial in its outcome you know it may look racial but it's also economic
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and often that's what's not being covered in any real way. to help us is in bog of european products isn't seen as a peach idea in the. with farmers worried about russia's. in response to western sanctions that are more coming up after the break. those who want to get involved to stop isis in iraq are allied with isis in syria but we still should be doing everything we can to support the free syrian opposition who will continue to provide military assistance and advice to the iraqi government and kurdish forces as they battle these terrorists.
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on merit in the financial world. having not stopped the advance only take the credit. in life. it's like you know when the bullets to stop. because it's like duck duck duck that's a backpack that. most so it's almost like there's a bee the blue and then you just see the big sound it's like a base. this week the beheading of an american journalist by islamic state militants horrified the world before being executed he was forced to denounce his country's recent strikes on islamic state fights as the jihadists also threaten to kill another
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captured u.s. journalist if america continues its operation the shock of the killing was compounded by the discovery that the executioner was apparently from britain he says one of the many citizens to join the extremists some influenced by the islamist p.r. campaign he's gonna cheat you can reports. the hardest of these lawmakers state to use all the west can offer to spread their message and not to hollywood in this hour long film featuring slow motion explosions you rocky soldiers digging their own graves and a catchy title the claiming of the swords for. these lawmakers state has flooded social media with videos of their sadistic attacks and they were when they stormed more sure many iraqi soldiers fled their post apparently aware of what their fate would be if they were captured while on duty. the islamic state has launched a sophisticated social media application which allows them to use their followers
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accounts to send out centrally written updates thousands of already downloaded the sample occasion released simultaneously their messages swamp social media it gives isis a far larger online reach than their own accounts would otherwise allow not only images of beheadings that militants distribute through social media but also skillfully edited promo videos showing their soft side in this one jihad is are handing out ice cream to kids another video shows an islamic state militant visiting his fellow fighters in hospital with an encouraging message kids. are too depressed medium for them to need all the living the usual in few years these people are able to carry arms and they will be voted he. will be in book three mated with this violent pursuit of their goal isis is also working to recruit young people all over the world bragging about their advances leaflets like these
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are spread through social media sometimes their call for martyrdom comes with a nod to popular video games like call of duty some of the images look like postcards with historic european sites in the background jihadi sympathizers or even calling for people to join the islamic state on the street. it's of london. are using worst. in terms of advertisement very well islamic state finders post photos of their day to day life on social media my first time writes one british jihadi underneath a facebook photograph of his bloody tent apparently after killing someone first of many writes a friend after images with severed heads some post pictures of their cats. status even promoting a hipster variation of a jihadi this is a law school graduate from cairo who before joining the isis was apparently preoccupied with his body having posted a series of photos in
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a gym their recruitment propaganda targets young people those who use modern gadgets who play video games and watch hollywood movies and those who are perhaps going through an identity crisis of some sort in this self promotion the islamic state has gone farther than any other jihadi group in washington i'm going to check on r.t. . for the islamic state was considered too violent even by al qaeda but even these brutal killers how they were killers hailed this time it seems as the form of female kurdish soldiers there on the track of the islamists looking to avenge the thousands of women captured and executed by the islamic state for the jihadists the female fighters is a very specific threat they believe that if you are killed by women there's no place in heaven for you here's a video of some of the volunteers joining the all female units a train and fight alongside with the male. well the threat of islamic state is spreading far beyond europe and the middle east
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indonesia police are being put on alert to the world's largest buddhist temple after a threat made by jihadists all the details are on our website. also an r.t. dot com we've got the best pictures from the color run in sweden where participants were showered with brightly colored paint throughout the world. russia's block on the importing of most european foods in response to western sanctions has triggered anger across the. in spain farmers take crates of fruit and burnt a you flags producers there are bracing for a sharp drop in prices due to the recently imposed russian embargo trade unions say this would also mean significant job losses concern shared by farmers not only in spain forcing the e.u. to funnel emergency cash to its fruit and vegetable progeny cells. well up to one hundred twenty five million euros will be available to cushion the blow the numbers
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however show this is only a drop in the ocean as the costs to the worst hit nations is expected to be nine times larger than the aid being offered to all of us spoke to some of the affected farmers. to brussels imposed sanctions on russia moscow was forced to react and the e.u. is now feeling the pinch of russia's ban on western food imports. nuchal should not ship which i think will take some through the sanctions people are very pessimistic no nobody explains to farmers what's happening they don't know what the future will hold. financial services company i n g predict that the embargo on food imports could cost countries six point seven billion euros a year with one hundred thirty thousand jobs at risk countries whose economies were already in a bad way are especially worried if the greek people are already suffering from high taxes and unemployment the greek government needs to take a different position and not support the e.u.
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. thus the us is exporters of fruits and vegetables in europe of come in for particular pressure with some farm is outraged by the compensation that brussels has been offering. in twenty thirteen the e.u. sold one point two six billion euro fruit and seven hundred sixty nine million euro of vegetables to russia the european commission is made only a tiny fraction of that available as financial aid to farmers who. listen we're broke we've come to do it and nobody cares about us except gold nobody cares how much money we do and how we give it to somebody. across the e.u. food producers and exporters the feeling the fight for the embargo hardest hit in terms of money is germany which could miss out on one point three billion euro however in terms of relative losses compared to the size of the different economies the baltics are in for a bruising but i don't think that the size of the current cost is on the board the
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fuck you're talking about. a union that is already in a very weak economic situation is faced. a new sign of recession will devalue the dollar the cost is that russia will come behind those opposed to e.u. sanctions against russia if he had that even if the embargo is lifted the damage may feel rage and there are a lot of american countries there is turkey there is iran there are other countries in the arab world that are ready to fill in the gap of the russian market greece is in the situation or this market if it's lost it will be very very hard to get in again. the longer these tit for tat sanctions last the more likely seems like they set off to become commonplaces bomb as an export is try to get european leaders to pay attention to their plight. germany.
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now after spending more than two years holed up inside the ecuadorian embassy in london this week wiki leaks editor julian assad's made a surprise announcement. a very good. the. british authorities are threatening to extradite assad to sweden the moment he steps outside of the embassy he's wanted to on accusations of sexual assault and denies any wrongdoing but why would he leave now while according to his associates it's due to a new law that bans extradition without charges. what's happened here which hasn't been widely reported but it's certainly important is that the laws changed regarding the european arrest warrant laws changed in the sense that no one no one now in britain can be extradited against their will to a country without being charged and of course as everybody knows what's significant
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about julian assange has difficulty with is that he's never been charged. leave the embassy as soon as the police presence here is called off in the u.k. as ortiz decided to give him safe houses to work with. was of course the. accordance to international agreements that they have signed to some world news brief now three people have been seriously injured and nine others arrested during a protest in the swedish city of now my police forces trampled on several. demonstrators gathered to protest an election rally by a fall right group at the country's parliamentary right. in nigeria at least thirty five police were reportedly missing off the alcohol militants attacked a police academy the group struck to transcend to outside of the town of which they seized earlier this month in april two thousand and fourteen the militant group of doctors nearly three hundred nigerian schoolgirls most of whom are still in captivity. on the aviation industry has been put on red alert savored icelandic
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volcano part of the country's airspace has been closed as the volcano is expected to spew large amounts of the nation's airports are currently operate. as normal back in two thousand and ten the eruption of another volcano in iceland caused huge disruptions to european flights and made life difficult for news presenters who got their tongues in a twist trying to pronounce the volcano's ne. cal. i asked. i. just feel i love. that they look at least a. good bill now whether or not we should brace ourselves for another travel nightmare is still unclear but this is good news for presented on travelers alike iceland has already issued a pronounced guide for the latest volcano.
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so there you go if you travel plans are interrupted this summer you know the volcano to blame and how to pronounce it as well coming up on r.t. international after a short break on a boy looks at how the geo political tit for tat between russia and the west is affecting european business with us. trust me i like video games you can tell from my physique but they like all media can distort reality in the minds of kids and once we just journalist it's something very unusual to step his kids back into the real world journalist carl magnus held in sun seemed almost addicted to the legendary military first person shooter game
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call of duty so since they like killing people online with guns he decided to take them to the gaza strip to show them what war is all about mr helder and brought his boys to a refugee camp where they could see injured kids just like themselves getting their wounds to stop they got to see all the blood and tears apparently this in your face method of parenting works and his children have stopped their online war this strategy might sound a little extreme and we're all very expensive i can't afford to fly my family to israel to prove a point but sometimes we all the to be smacked in the face with reality as a man there's something attractive about roman conquests our ranks of musket fire and a pulley on a conflict those images are nice but the reality is blood and death and if more kids could have the same experience as a healthy family well we might have less war mongers around but that's just my opinion. slap in america because every single day jamie.


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